2020 05 08 / Carmen Argote - A recipient of the 2019 Biennial Grant from the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation.


Carmen Argote, former LP LaB resident, La Boissière, September, 2019. Image courtesy LP LaB.

The Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation has awarded 20 contemporary artists its 2019 Biennial Grants, which come with an unrestricted $20,000 for each recipient.

The 2019 grantees are: Carmen Argote, Diedrick Brackens, Alejandro Cesarco, Liz Cohen, Sara Cwynar, Brendan Fernandes, Kahlil Robert Irving, Gelare Khoshgozaran, Fawn Krieger, Deana Lawson, Carolyn Lazard, Arcmanoro Niles, Alison O'Daniel, Tschabalala Self, Paul Mpagi Sepuya, Sable Elyse Smith, Patrick Staff, Diamond Stingily, Stephanie Syjuco, and Cosmo Whyte. They were selected from a pool of 110 nominees by a seven-person panel that included Kerry James Marshall and Cindy Sherman, both of whom serve on the foundation’s board.